Turks in Abkhazia

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Turks in Abkhazia
Total population
10,000[1]-15,000[2]
Regions with significant populations
Sukhumi
Languages
Turkish
Religion
Islam

The Turks in Abkhazia, also known as Abkhazian Turks, (Turkish: Abhazya Türkleri) are people of Turkish ancestry who have had a thriving presence in Abkhazia since the rule of the Ottoman Empire.[3] Today, the community numbers about 10,000-15,000.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b Diplomatik Gozlem. "Abhazya'da Yaşayan Osmanlı Türkleri ilgi bekliyor". Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  2. ^ a b Bul Turk. "Abhazya'da Yaşayan Osmanlı Türkleri ilgi bekliyor". Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  3. ^ Today's Zaman. "Abkhazian President Bagapsh in Ankara". Retrieved 2012-03-06. 

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